Definition of Transient


  • (physics) a short-lived oscillation in a system caused by a sudden change of voltage or current or load
  • one who stays for only a short time
    "transient laborers"


  • lasting a very short time
    "the ephemeral joys of childhood"
    "a passing fancy"
    "youth's transient beauty"
    "love is transitory but it is eternal"
    "fugacious blossoms"
    - short lived
  • of a mental act
    causing effects outside the mind
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Word games points for the Transient

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Unscramble transient

547 unscramble word found using the letters transient.

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